May 10, 2011
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
Frederick J. Stellato to Guest Bartend at Starters Riverport to Benefit Non-Profit Soccer Team
Allentown, PA (May 10, 2011) – Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will participate as a “Celebrity Bartender” at Starters Riverport Restaurant on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to support the non-profit soccer team, F.C. Sonic Lehigh Valley. All of the bar tips earned by Stellato will be donated to the team.
“I am excited to participate and raise money for the team. I hope Lehigh Valley residents brave the rain and come out to support the event,” stated Stellato, President and CEO of the Soccer Association of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.
There will also be a “Dine to Donate” event running from May 10, 2011 to June 12, 2011, at any three of the Starters’ locations where up to 10% of purchases (excluding alcohol, tax and gratuity) will be donated to the F.C. Sonic team. Click here and print out the voucher at the bottom of this page to support the team.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), a minor soccer league in the United States of America is the successor of the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL) which formed in 2002. In 2005, the league had been recreated into an expanded national league to accommodate teams from the Midwestern region, and in 2007, a Northeastern Region was added. In 2008, the National Premier Soccer League has become truly a national league with the addition of a Southeastern region. Each team plays a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 16 regular season games. The teams are comprised of players who play at the highest levels of soccer available to men. The Sonic plan to make a run at the NPSL crown while strengthening relationships with youth soccer clubs and pursuing non-profit goals to support soccer in every corner of the Lehigh Valley.
Stellato is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation matters. Stellato has tried at least 65 cases to verdict, both jury and non-jury, in the areas of products liability, general liability, and professional liability, as well as commercial disputes. Stellato practiced in Philadelphia for 19 years before returning home to the Lehigh Valley to join the firm. Stellato played soccer for many years and is a state-licensed coach, having trained soccer teams of every age from five to sixteen.
Stellato has made presentations on trial-related topics to numerous institutions including Temple University Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Temple University Law School, Roxborough Hospital School of Nursing, and CIGNA Property and Casualty Company. He has also done programs for the judges of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel.
Stellato serves on the governing body for Bethlehem’s Musikfest and has been appointed as a member of the Audit and Long Range Planning Committees for Artsquest, Inc. as well as Vice Chairman of the Performing Arts Board. Stellato was a recent guest lecturer at Muhlenberg College for a course entitled “Management of Not-for-Profit Organizations.”
Stellato earned his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1982 and his B.A., cum laude, from Lehigh University in 1979.